Kaunda Burial Set For July

Zambia’s founding President Dr Kenneth David Kaunda will be laid to rest on 7 July. This was announced by the country’s Vice President Mrs Inonge Wina on Monday. In a statement Mrs Wina said the funeral proceedings will be in three phases. There will be Provincial visits from 23 June to 5 July. The state […]

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Former Burkinabe President Charged in Sankara’s Murder

A court in Burkina Faso has charged former President Blaise Compaore in absentia in connection with the 1987 assassination of then-President Thomas Sankara. A military tribunal on Tuesday charged Compaore with complicity in the assassination and undermining state security among other charges. Sankara, a charismatic revolutionary often called “Africa’s Che Guevara,” was assassinated during a […]

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MDC Alliance Haruzivishe gets 14 months

By Patience Nhamburo MDC Alliance activist, Makomborero Haruzivishe has been sentenced to an effective 14 months in prison for inciting public violence and resisting police arrest. Harare Magistrate Judith Judith Taruvinga sentenced Haruzivishe to 24 months on the first count and 12 months on the second count. 10 months which were suspended from first count […]

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‘Zim foreign minister died of Covid-19’

ZTN Correspondent Zimbabwe’s Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo died of Covid-19, authorities in Harare have said. Moyo becomes the third Zimbabwe Government minister to die of Covid-19 after Perrance Shiri (Agriculture) and Ellen Gwaradzimba (Manicaland Provincial Affairs). In a statement on Wednesday, Acting Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet George Charamba […]

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